Apothecary case with seventy glass vials with cork lids; paper labels identifying each on top of lid, inside. Lock in front of wooden box. Two hinges in back. Decal placed in the center of lid. Paper label lists seventy-six minerals, five "Diptheria Medicines", four "Tinctures", etc. Scrollwork printed at border of label.
In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002.
Possibly A.K. Gillmore & Son (Manufacturer)
Possibly Clapp, Otis (Manufacturer)
Printed on bottles: ""A.K. Gillmore & Son, Bath ME"" Printed on inside lid: ""OTIS CLAPP No 3 Albion Building, Beacon Street, Boston""
- Location of origin
- Bath, ME, USA; Boston, MA, USA
- Associated Building
- Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
- Object type
- Medical & Psychological T&E
Maine (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
- Descriptive terms
Possibly maple (wood)
- 3.25 x 10.75 x 6.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker